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India will achieve 8 pc plus growth from FY 2020-2021 onwards: Rajiv Kumar

Kumar emphasised that a very large number of jobs have been generated in the country in the last five years.

22 Jul 2019 10:09 AM

Examining options to set up data centre in India: TikTok, Helo parent ByteDance

The development assumes significance given that Indian government recently issued notices to Tiktok and Helo.

21 Jul 2019 5:22 PM

Modi govt 2.0 sets sights on making India USD 5 trillion economy

Government spelt out its key priorities in the budget which was focused for making India a USD 5 trillion economy.

21 Jul 2019 5:10 PM

Grey market sales of high-end phones causing revenue loss of Rs 2,500 cr: ICEA

The industry body has suggested imposing a maximum customs duty of Rs 4,000 on handsets priced above Rs 20,000.

21 Jul 2019 3:37 PM

Shaktikanta Das meets PSB heads, reiterates call for faster transmission

At the June policy announcement, Das had said banks had passed on only 21 bps of the 50 bps rate cuts.

20 Jul 2019 10:54 AM

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First time in a month, forex reserves fall by USD 1.11 billion

The country's reserve position with the fund also declined by USD 1.5 million to USD 3.345 billion.

20 Jul 2019 9:46 AM

International Energy Agency praises Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

So far, about 7.4 crore LPG connections have been given. The target is to give 8 crore connections by 2020.

19 Jul 2019 4:19 PM

7 indirect tax-related laws being amended: FM Sitharaman

The government would also be bringing changes to seven laws related to direct taxes.

18 Jul 2019 3:00 PM

ADB cuts India's GDP growth forecast to 7 pc for FY20; fastest growing major economy tag remains

For the south Asia, ADB said outlook remains robust, with growth projected at 6.6 per cent in 2019 and 6.7 per cent in 2020.

18 Jul 2019 9:51 AM

Govt to prepare national data on unorganised sector

The government has taken several measures towards expansion of the organised sector, said Union Minister Santosh Gangwar.

17 Jul 2019 8:12 PM

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Indians received 67-72 pc of total US H1-B visas in last five years: MEA

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said no comprehensive changes have been made to the H-1B visa programme so far.

17 Jul 2019 7:44 PM

Steel can play crucial role in Jal Jeevan Mission, says Pradhan

Announced in the Union Budget, the Jal Jeevan Mission envisages to provide potable water to every rural household by 2024.

17 Jul 2019 5:58 PM

Not in favour of continuing with MGNREGA forever: Tomar

Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar appreciated women self help groups for providing employment in rural areas.

17 Jul 2019 3:46 PM

Govt may cap overseas borrowing at USD 5 billion this year: Report

DBS Bank suggested hiking the cap on foreign funds' investment in domestic debt is a better option.

17 Jul 2019 3:29 PM

Jalan panel finalises report on RBI capital; surplus transfer to govt over 3-5 years

The panel has finalised its report and no further meeting will take place, sources said after the meeting concluded here.

17 Jul 2019 2:18 PM

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Crude oil prices up on firm global cues

Analysts said the rise in crude oil futures was largely in tandem with a firm trend in global market.

17 Jul 2019 12:49 PM

No plan to completely ban petrol and diesel vehicles: Dharmendra Pradhan

NITI Aayog has reportedly proposed that after 2030, only electric vehicles should be sold in India.

17 Jul 2019 12:39 PM

RSS' economic wing says India should not issue foreign currency bonds

Swadeshi Jagran Manch will campaign against the plan by convening meetings of influential economists.

17 Jul 2019 9:52 AM

No change in ITR forms, only utility software updated: CBDT

IT Dept issued a statement saying the updating process of these forms' utility software does not hamper filing of returns.

16 Jul 2019 10:10 PM

No changes planned in multi-brand FDI policy: Piyush Goyal

On multi-brand retail we are very clear as of now it's a 49 pc restriction for foreign investment, Goyal said.

16 Jul 2019 7:23 PM

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